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Tom and Dorothy Benrimo papers, 1898-1973

Benrimo, Tom, 1887-1958



Collection Information

Size: 6 Microfilm reels

Summary: Biographical records; correspondence, including some illustrated letters, with friends, family members, art galleries, and others; photographs of the Benrimos and their friends, and of Tom's work; an illustrated travel diary by Dorothy in Italy; writings, a book CAMPOSANTOS, A PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY by Dorothy, and lecture notes; handwritten notebooks of Thomas's; address books and appointment books; drawings, including Dorothy's jewelry designs; Thomas's sketchbook; business and financial records; scrapbooks; and printed matter.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painters; Taos, N.M.; Dorothy S. Benrimo, b. 1903; d. 1977; painter.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1984 by Earl Stroh, a friend of Tom Benrimo.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Earl Stroh after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3452-3457 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts Houston; and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Tom and Dorothy Benrimo papers, 1898-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.